2 terrorists arrested with ISIS links near Red Fort

The Delhi Police Special Cell today arrested two terror suspects from the Inter-State Bus Terminus at Kashmiri Gate, near Red Fort on charges of transporting weapons to the Islamic State in Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK). The two youths were enroute to Kashmir after procuring sophisticated weapons from Amroha District in Uttar Pradesh under directions from the top level operatives from ISJK . “

The two accused were identified as Parvez Ahmad Lone (24) and Jamshed (19), both belonging to Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir. The ISJK is allegedly a relatively new outfit owing an allegiance to IS. The two men have been booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. The police  recovered two sophisticated pistols and ten cartridges from them and the two accused were taken to Kashmir. Police suspects that Delhi was the transit point they used to supply the weapons.

Parvez is a B Tech graduate and completed his civil engineering from a private college in Amroha. The police said that his elder brother earlier with the Hizbul Mujahideen and later shifted allegiance to the IS was gunned down by the security forces this year following which his younger brother decided to join the outfit. On the other hand, Jamshed was pursuing a diploma in electrical engineering and was in his final year.

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